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Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

He is respected by everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. The briefing came four days after The Washington Post reported the president's son-in-law and senior adviser tried to set up back-channel communications with the Russians during the transition.

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Scuffle, threats erupt on Texas House floor

There were no reports of arrests. Secondly, officers with any law enforcement agency, including universities' and school districts' police departments, have the authority to ask people they stop to see proof of their immigration status. As the crowd grew louder, Republican Matt Rinaldi said he called ICE on protestors, claiming some had signs that read "I am illegal and here to stay ".

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Texas lawmaker scuffle ensues after Republican says he called ICE on protesters

The incident occurred on the last day of the legislative session during which hundreds of people chanted in protest of SB 4, a bill that was recently signed into law that makes it a crime for police officers and sheriffs to not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement or inquire about a detainee's immigration status.

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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

Kushner is said to be tied up in the FBI investigation into possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow, which USA intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the Republican's favor. To drive home the size of these expectations, Trump turned his attention directly to Kushner - the grandson of Holocaust survivors, who still observes the Sabbath - to say: "If you can't produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can, okay?" Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the Trump ...

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'Armed suspect' at Orlando airport speaking with police negotiator

A spokesperson with the Orlando Police Department tells FOX 35 that the suspect is not in custody, as had been reported by other new organizations. Images posted on social media showed a heavy police presence in the area and passengers were anxious about missing flights. Police were called to the scene around 7.24pm.

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Abbott Promises Special Session Announcement 'Later This Week'

Patrick , the loudest proponent of the bathroom and tax bills, has been clamoring for weeks for Abbott to call a special session to force lawmakers to pass his priorities. Rep. Larry Gonzales, R-Round Rock, Sunset Advisory Commission chairman, said senators intentionally delayed the bills to force lawmakers into the special session that Patrick wants.